5th International Symposium on Soil Organic Matter (SOM) 2015

20-24th September 2015, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany

Join the 5th International Symposium on Soil Organic Matter (SOM) taking place at Georg-August-University Göttingen (Germany) in September 2015. The deadline for abstract submission is 31 May, 2015.

Session 1: Methods
1.1. Tracing old SOM by new tools
1.2. SOMics and isotopics
1.3. Biomarkers of soil fertility

Session 2: Processes & Interactions
2.1. Shoots and roots: from POM to SOM
2.2. Priming effects: Interactions between living and dead organic matter
2.3. SOM stabilization by organic mineral interactions
2.4. SOM turnover in hotspots
2.5. SOM under reduced conditions
2.6. Linking pools with fluxes
2.7. From terrestrial to aquatic ecosystems
2.8. Top-down: SOM in subsoil

Session 3: Relevance & Functions
3.1. C dynamics and sequestration under Global Change
3.2. Climate extremes, SOM transformations and biogeochemical cycles
3.3. SOM physical functions
3.4. From biochar and black carbon to stable SOM
3.5. From past SOM to paleoenvironment
3.6. SOM as key factor of soil and ecosystem productivity
3.7. Bottom-up: Modeling and extrapolations

Find more information at: www.som2015.org